How diversity in the workplace can improve profitability

With the growing publicity and outrage around the lack of diversity and inclusion in British workplaces, business owners concerned about brand perceptions and potential PR blunders (Starbucks anyone?), should instead consider how increased representation in their workforce can actually have a positive impact on profitability.

First published on wearethecity.com

With the growing publicity and outrage around the lack of diversity and inclusion in British workplaces, business owners concerned about brand perceptions and potential PR blunders (Starbucks anyone?), should instead consider how increased representation in their workforce can actually have a positive impact on profitability.

The main points of contention at the upcoming Diversity in Technology event range from whether quotas can bring about real diversity to the challenges of building accessible products without diverse development teams. Fortunately, as the female co-founder of IT development consultancy Aspiring Panda, these are not barriers I’ve faced in business as diversity and inclusion has always been at the heart of our brand. read more